eighteenth
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eighteenth
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. decimoctavo
Jean-Pierre was overjoyed when he scored his eighteenth goal.Jean-Pierre estaba contentísimo cuando anotó su decimoctavo gol.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (in a series)
a. el decimoctavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la decimoctava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is the eighteenth of 365 sketches I've drawn for the calendar.Este es el decimooctavo de los 365 bosquejos que dibujé para el calendario.
3. (in dates)
a. el dieciocho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Alana and Sid are going to get married on the eighteenth.Alana y Sid se van a casar el dieciocho.
4. (fraction)
a. el dieciochoavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One eighteenth of our lineup is better than the entirety of yours.Un dieciochoavo de nuestra formación es mejor que la totalidad de la de ustedes.
b. la dieciochoava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Babies only need about an eighteenth of the stuff that we buy for them.Los bebés solo necesitan alrededor de una dieciochoava parte de las cosas que les compramos.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (before a superlative)
a. decimoctavo (adjective)
The band was ranked the eighteenth best band of the 20th century in an opinion poll.La banda fue clasificada como la decimoctava mejor banda del siglo XX en una encuesta de opinión.
6. (in a competition or series)
a. en decimoctavo lugar
The team finished eighteenth in the Premier League.El equipo terminó en decimoctavo lugar en la Premier League.
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eighteenth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraction)
a. la dieciochoavo m, decimoctava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in series)
a. el decimoctavo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la decimoctavo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of month)
a. el dieciocho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. decimoctavo(a)
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eighteenth [ˈeɪˈtiːnθ]
adjective
decimoctavo
on her eighteenth birthday cuando cumple/cumplió los dieciocho años
noun
decimoctavoadecimoctava (m) (f);a decimoctava (fraction) decimoctava parte (f); dieciochoavo (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "eighteenth"
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eighteenth century
siglo XVIII
eighteenth-century
del siglo XVIII
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